HS1003 Structural Mechanics 1 7.5 credits

Byggmekanik 1

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Support reactions
  • Normal force, shear force and bending moment
  • Hooke’s law
  • Axially loaded members. Trusses.
  • Normal stresses in beams
  • Deflections of beams

Intended learning outcomes *

Upon completion of this course, students shall be able to draw load, shear and moment diagrams and calculate the deformations and normal stresses in statically determinate beams and bars. Students shall also be able to analyse statically determinate trusses.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Students in year 1 of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering programmes Constructional Engineering and Design or Engineering and Economics specialising in Constructional Engineering and Design.

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INLA - Written Assignment, 2.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TENA - Examination, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

To receive a final grade for this course, a passing grade on the submitted assignments as well as grade E or higher on the written examination are required.

Overall course grade i based on grade scale A-F.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Reza Forouzesh-Asl

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Constructional Engineering and Design

Main field of study *

Built Environment, Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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Jean-Marc Battini (jean-marc.battini@byv.kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.